Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 499–500 | Cite as

Insect pheromones and their analogues XLII. Synthesis of 2,6-dimethyloct-1-yl formate — A mimic of the aggregation pheromone of flour beetles

  • V. N. Odinokov
  • G. Yu. Ishmuratov
  • M. P. Yakovleva
  • G. A. Tolstikov


2-6-Dimethyloctan-1-ol, the formate of which is a mimic of the aggregation pheromone of the flour beetlesTribolium confusum andT. castaneum, has been synthesized by the hydroboration of 2,6-diemthyloct-1-ene, obtained from β-methylvaleric acid.


Diethyl Ether H202 Aggregation Pheromone Grignard Reagent Saturated NaCI Solution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Odinokov
  • G. Yu. Ishmuratov
  • M. P. Yakovleva
  • G. A. Tolstikov

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